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, and a small room inside that parliament building just big enough for about 40 or so spectators, but there will be overflow rooms with lots of television screens. this is must-see tv today for all of britain and elsewhere. as one politician here put it, the three musketeers of the murdoch media empire and that phone hacking scandal will appear later today. now, they'll be grilled by ten members of a select committee on culture, sport and media. it doesn't sound very threatening. these hearings will only last for an hour. for rupert and his son james murdoch and another hour for rebekah brooks, who was the chief executive of murdoch's british holdings until she resigned last week. for the second hour. now, members of parliament will try to get the murdochs and brooks to commit themselves to say things on record that could be used against them later. what brooks and the murdochs, on the other hand, will do, is to be contrite. that's the new buzz word, apologize, apologize, apologize. there are biographers and media experts saying this could only hurt them today, this hearing will
'll tell you where when we come back. >> also when we come back, big ben takes the wind out of wall street sails. your early morning business headlines are straight ahead. >>> plus a huge, record shattering weekend for this big screen installment of harry potter. >>> the nfl lockout is nearing an end. the roger clemens' trial is over and is there such a thing as an all-star game hangover? the if you're the yankees, the answer is yes. >>> good morning and welcome back to "early today." i'm lynn berry, and here are the top headlines this morning. >>> two delta airlines planes collided while taxiing on the runway at logan international airport causing damage to one of the plane's tails and the other's wing. one passenger was treated for a possible neck injury. >>> federal prosecutors say an army private was arrested in arizona after trying to board a united airlines flight with half an ounce of c-4 explosives in his baggage. the government says he stole it while attending a training course, but there's no evidence he planned to detonate it. >>> the fbi has released images of bundles of cash a
in the high stakes showdown over the nation's debt. >>> tax grab. big airlines decide not to pass on savings from a temporary government tax halt to consumers. >>> and sticker shock. a japanese department store offers one of the most expensive a japanese department store offers one of the most expensive box lunches ever. captions paid for by nbc-universal television hello, and good morning. i'm amara sohn. today we begin with dueling over the debt. president obama and house speaker john boehner escalated the battle over the debt limit last night. they both appealed to american television viewers in speeches that reflect the two sides being farther apart than ever on the issue. nbc's tracie potts has more from washington. >> reporter: we're now one week away from this possible default deadline and it looks like the white house and congress are no closer to a deal today. >> this is no way to run the greatest country on earth. it's a dangerous game that we've never played before and we can't afford to play it now. >> reporter: president obama is taking his behind-closed-doors fight public to pr
roundtripper, a world championship wardrobe problem, and an ump blows a very big call. plus, a major league insession agent in the nation's capital. your early morning sports headlines are straight ahead. . >>> the heat invaded the middle of the country. that's not going anywhere either. another heat wave is building. your forecast is coming up. you're watching "early today." >>> good morning. if you're just waking up, this is "early today" n sports, heading into last night's game in new york, the seattle mariners lost 16 in a row. so it was almost unfair that they had to face yankee ace cc sabathia. here's fred rowiggin with an eay look at your headlines. >>> cc sabathia well on his game to pitching a perfect game, then came the rain. sabathia dealing against the mariners struck out ten in the first five innings. at one point, seven in a row. then the heavens opened. usually a pitcher's day would be over. but with perfection on the line, sabathia came back. it wasn't meant to be. brendan ryan singled in the seventh. cc finished with 14 strikeouts but no perfect game. yankees won 4-1. from
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